Or maybe this guy is just an elf?:

Rep. John Coghill, R-North Pole, sponsored the bill. In a phone interview Thursday night, he said that Palin, also a Republican, faced a constitutional dilemma but he's still disappointed by her veto.

"I would have like to have seen her stand up to the courts," Coghill said.

Turns out North Pole is an actual town near Fairbanks.

Thanks to reader SR

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